Verb: purge purj
Noun: purge purj
- Oust politically
"Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"
- Clear of a charge
- Make pure or free from sin or guilt
"he left the monastery purged";
- purify, sanctify
- Rid of impurities
"purge the water"; "purge your mind"
- Rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
"purge the old gas tank";
- flush, scour
- Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
"He purged continuously";
- vomit, vomit up, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, barf, spew, spue [archaic], chuck, upchuck [N. Amer], honk, regurgitate, throw up, hurl, keck, vom [informal], chuck up [Brit], chunder [Brit]
- Excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body)
"The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"
- The act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
- purging, purgation
- An act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
- An abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place
"he died in a purge by Stalin"
Derived forms: purges, purging, purged
Type of: acquit, alter, assoil [archaic], care for, change, cleaning, cleansing, cleanup, clear, clearing, discharge, distil [Brit], distill [N. Amer], egest, eliminate, excrete, exculpate, exonerate, make pure, modify, oppress, pass, persecute, purify, removal, rinse, rinse off, sublimate, treat